Glendale, CA—14 November 2011 — In collaboration with leading brands including adidas, Jerome C. Rousseau, nOir, M·A·C Cosmetics, iHome and more, Disney Consumer Products(DCP) launches a Disney’s The Muppets-inspired collection spanning couture fashions and apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, electronics and toys inspired by the film starring Jason Segal and Amy Adams in theaters Nov. 23. Designed for the ultimate Muppets fan of all ages, the new product line (#MuppetsMerch) features bright and bold colors and playful designs that embody the personalities and characteristics of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal, Gonzo and other favorite characters. See the exclusive ‘Star Stylin’ with Miss Piggy’ video featuring some of these fabulous new products at YouTube.com/DisneyLiving.
Jerome C. Rousseau With her love of the spotlight, Miss Piggy has charmed her way into super stardom, and now her ‘look at moi’ style and attitude has inspired the pink Diva Glitter Pump (SRP $595) by distinctive high-end women’s footwear designer Jerome C. Rousseau. Expertly handcrafted in Italy, this stunning shoe reflects the color, curves and drama of the fabulous Miss Piggy. The Diva Glitter Pump will be available at Saks Fifth Avenue Stores and SaksFifthAvenue.com in January 2012.
nOir Jewelry True to nOir’s style, the Muppets jewelry collection (SRP $100 – $175) is enchanting and edgy. Comprised of necklaces, bracelets and rings, the collection features glamorous Miss Piggy-inspired cocktail jewelry as well as quirky statement pieces inspired by the playful nature of the rest of the Muppets gang. The Muppets jewelry collection from nOir will be available on noirjewelry.com.
adidas The adidas Originals Muppets Collection (SRP $38 – $65) for kids takes the iconic shell toe and other styles to the next level with designs inspired by Kermit the Frog, Animal, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo. The adidas Originals Muppets Collection is available November 18, 2011 at Kids Foot Locker, and select Foot Locker stores and kidsfootlocker.com.
Threadless International design community Threadless has released a Muppets-inspired collection of men’s and women’s tees. Following the popularity of The Muppets Design Challenge held earlier in the year, Threadless is printing 23 of the most popular Muppets designs submitted and voted on by over 1 million members of Threadless community. Limited quantities of The Muppets Threadless tees (SRP $20- $24) are available on Threadless.com/themuppets.
M·A·C Cosmetics Generous glamour goddess that she is, Miss Piggy is sharing her beauty with the world via a limited edition, online-exclusive, M·A·C collection for the eyes. The collection includes a glamorous pink frost eye shadow (SRP $15), black eye liner (SRP $17.50) and lashes (SRP $35) designed to create a stunning and alluring look.
OPI Disney and OPI introduce two enticing Muppets-inspired collections perfect for this holiday season. The Muppets Collection features six glitter-packed polishes packed with micas and sparkle creating a 3-dimensional textured look in bright jewel tones, providing the perfect pop to any ensemble. The Miss Piggy Collection features six elegant shades ranging from softer shimmers in copper and bronze metallic hues to dramatic reds and bold burgundies. Polishes from both collections are available at professional salons and spas for $8.50 each.
TOYS & ELECTRONICS:
iHome Disney and iHome have collaborated to make your iPod listening experience even more enjoyable with a new line of Kermit the Frog-themed iHome accessories (SRP $19.99 – $79.99). Including speakers, headphones and earbuds, these iPod must-haves are sure to make others green with envy. Kermit the Frog-themed iHome accessories are available at Toys R Us, Amazon this fall.
PDP Do more than just tell time with the Kermit the Frog Wrist Band for iPod nano. The watch face can be remove and replaced with your 6th-generation iPod nano. Featuring a slap bracelet design wrapped in soft-touch silicone, it’s comfortable, fashionable and practical! The Kermit the Frog Wrist Band from PDP is available at Apple.com, Amazon and Dr. Botts.
What Not™ Workshop Plush Now you can create your own zany-looking Muppets plush with the What Not™ Workshop only at FAO Schwarz. The workshop allows you to create a personalized What Not™ by selecting the eyes, nose, hair and outfit of your choice. From cute princesses to wild monsters the options are endless!
Disney Store Plush Get reacquainted with all of the classic Muppets characters you know and love with Disney Store’s collection of Muppets plush toys. This exclusive plush assortment includes all of your favorite Muppets characters: Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal, Beaker and more (SRP $12.50- $39.50). Muppets plush toys are an extensive collection of high-quality, uniquely detailed plush available only at Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. Available in small, medium and large sizes, the Muppets have never been this huggable!
About Disney’s The Muppets On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate. With secret, signature, celebrity cameos, Disney’s The Muppets hits the big screen Nov. 23, 2011.
About Disney Consumer Products
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and its affiliates that extends the Disney brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home décor and books and magazines to foods and beverages, stationery, electronics and fine art. This is accomplished through DCP’s various lines of business which include: Disney Toys, Disney Fashion & Home and Disney Food, Health & Beauty. Other businesses involved in Disney’s consumer products sales are Disney Publishing Worldwide, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books and magazines, and www.DisneyStore.comand www.DisneyStore.co.uk, the company’s official shopping portals. The Disney Stores retail chain, which debuted in 1987, is owned and operated by Disney in North America, Europe, and Japan For more information, please visit Disney Consumer Products or follow us atwww.YouTube.com/DisneyLiving, www.Facebook.com/DisneyLiving andwww.Twitter.com/DisneyLiving.